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  • SBA Surety Bonds for Small Businesses
    In Business Loans
    Surety bonds help small businesses win contracts by providing the customer with a guarantee that the work will be completed. Many public and private contracts require surety bonds, which are offered by surety companies. The SBA guarantees surety bonds for certain surety companies, which allows the […]
  • 8 Conversations Couples Don’t Have, But Should
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea tells us the important conversations everyone needs to have in their relationship, no matter how scary or irrelevant they feel in the moment. This video is sponsored by Bestow. Apply for easy, affordable term life insurance with Bestow. It takes as little as five minutes, a […]
  • Interest Rates: The Truth Most Lenders Won’t Tell You
    In Home Loans
    "Do you have the lowest interest rate?" "What is your interest rate?" Not surprisingly, these are the questions we get most often from medical professionals looking for a mortgage. And while they are important questions to ask, the answers are not as straightforward as you would […]
  • Paycheck Protection Program Helping Small Businesses Across America
    In Business Loans
    The Paycheck Protection Program is providing financial relief to millions of small businesses across the country during the pandemic. As part of National Small Business Week, we’re highlighting a few of the inspiring entrepreneurs who have kept workers on the payroll as a result of the […]
  • What Were Your Underwriters Doing This Past Weekend?
    In Home Loans
    What were your underwriter’s doing this past weekend? At Embrace, it was our underwriting and support staff who gave up their weekend to underwrite 180 loans ensuring that promises made to customers and rate locks would be met. We can’t thank them enough! #EmbraceTeam #underwriting #hustle […]
  • A messaging from our CEO, Anthony Justice
    In Other Country Loans
    At uno, we are monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak and our top priority is the health of our people, customers and their families. CEO, Anthony Justice share some words on why it will be business as usual for us here at uno Home Loans. Source: uno Home Loans […]
  • What It’s Like To Go From Trophy Wife To Primary Breadwinner
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman describes how her life changed for the better after her first divorce and second marriage — even though she was living in a household with less money. This video is sponsored by Bestow. Apply for easy, affordable term life insurance offered by Bestow. It takes as little […]
  • Credit: Big Changes Coming
    In Home Loans
    There are some big changes coming to the scoring of your credit. Brandon Brotsky wants to make sure that everyone is informed on these important changes and how it can affect future homebuyers. Share this Video: […]
  • VA Loans & Intermittent Occupancy Guidelines
    In Home Loans
    Chris Birk, Director of Education at Veterans United Home Loans, introduces the concept of intermittent occupancy guidelines. Intermittent occupancy allows buyers to move forward with a VA loan even if they can’t maintain a physical presence at the home on a daily basis. This often applies to […]
  • Million Dollar Listing’s Ryan Serhant On NYC Real Estate, Working On Bravo, & Big Money Mistakes
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea talks to NYC realtor (and star of Million Dollar Listing) Ryan Serhant about New York real estate secrets, working on Bravo, and what kind of money you actually make in reality TV. Subscribe to The Financial Confessions podcast here: https://lnkfi.re/1QYK1e4R For our […]
  • Niche Affiliate Marketing – Is Niche Approach Best?
    In Other Country Loans
    In this video we speak with Nicky Senyard from Fintel Connect about the concept of Niche Marketing and how she started a company that focuses entirely on the financial sector and is the only pure-niche affiliate platform in Canada for the financial ecosystem. Video Produced by: Smarter Loans […]
  • 5 Reasons Why The Dave Ramsey Method Didn’t Work For Me
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman tells us why she tried the Dave Ramsey method to get better control of her money, and why it didn’t work. Through weekly video essays, "Making It Work" showcases how *real* people have upgraded their personal or financial lives in some meaningful way. […]
  • #MakeItMeanMore – Hank
    In Home Loans
    Hank is a man of action. And so to say “thank you” to him this Veterans Day, we chose actions over words. With the help of everyone on Twitter, we set out to take the phrase “thank you for your service” and #MakeItMeanMore. Long story short: Hank, we’re paying off your mortgage. Source: Veterans […]
  • [Embrace Webinar] Secrets to Closing Loans Faster & Getting 5-star Customer Reviews
    In Home Loans
    Expectation vs. reality. As loan officers, we expect our operations team to work fast to help us close loans faster. Let’s face it; fast closing times = more money in our wallets, faster. The reality is we need to rely on our counterparts to get the job done, but on their timeline. We also expect […]
  • 6 Changes In Perception That Have Made 2020 Feel Manageable
    In Personal finance
    The first 1000 people to use this link will get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Membership: https://skl.sh/thefinancialdiet12201 Get tickets to Chelsea’s upcoming workshop here! […]
  • How do you feel about your home loan?
    In Other Country Loans
    We think our loanScore technology is awesome. But don’t take our word for it – we took it to the streets to find out what some people thought of it… Source: uno Home Loans […]
  • Agent Update – Adjusting To The New Normal | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    We spoke with Shawn Krause, Executive Vice President of Quicken Loans, about her tips for being efficient and safe as we adjust to the new normal. Visit https://www.quickenloans.com/real-estate for more. Source: Quicken Loans […]
  • #MakeItMeanMore – Brandie
    In Home Loans
    To the woman who truly does it all, the nation wanted to do something for you. We hope you’ll take this as a small token of our appreciation for the sacrifice we’ll never understand. #MakeItMeanMore Source: Veterans United Home Loans […]
  • 4 Major Lifestyle Changes I’ll Keep Even After The Pandemic Is Over
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman tells us the permanent lifestyle changes she’s keeping from the pandemic. Visit CPApowered.org to learn more how a CPA can help you reach your goals as a small business owner or entrepreneur, and click here to use the AICPA’s Find-A-CPA Tool: […]
  • Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program: Eligibility for Talent Representatives
    In Business Loans
    The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Eligible applicants may qualify for SVO Grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant […]
  • Agent Update – Fresh Start® Consultants | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    In this Agent Update, we examine how we’re committed to helping your clients improve their credit in order to purchase a home. Our Fresh Start® Consultants will develop customized strategies – like paying down debt and removing collections and payments – to help your clients get back on the right […]
  • Can I Qualify for a Mortgage if I’m Self-Employed?
    In Home Loans
    Are you self-employed and worried about qualifying for a mortgage? With Reach Home Loans and Brandon Brotsky, the process is a lot smoother than you think! Reach out to us today to see if you qualify. Source: Reach Home Loans […]
  • Instagram Live Recording: SBA and She Se Puede
    In Business Loans
    On March 4, 2021, SBA Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women’s Business Ownership Natalie Cofield participated in an Instagram Live event with Stephanie Valencia of She Se Puede. Cofield discussed recent updates to the Paycheck Protection Program and how those changes will benefit […]
  • Ascent: Elevate Your Business
    In Business Loans
    Grow your business with Ascent, SBA’s new platform for women-owned small businesses. Learn more about Ascent: https://ascent.sba.gov Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • Vermont Small Business Person of the Year 2019
    In Business Loans
    Steve Gagner of 14th Star Brewing Company discusses how SBA helped him expand his business, and how he leverages SBA veterans products to help his fellow veterans. Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • NOVA Gilbert – What Makes NOVA Different?
    In Home Loans
    Source: NOVA® Home Loans – Financial Center Corporate Headquarters […]
  • Introducing NEO Home Loans
    In Home Loans
    For decades, the mortgage industry has been very transactional and interest rate focused. There has been very little emphasis on providing relevant advice or selecting the ideal mortgage strategy with the lowest overall cost and greatest ability to generate wealth for you and your family. Buying a […]
  • Aprenda sobre el fraude en la SBA
    In Business Loans
    La Oficina del Inspector General de la SBA se enfoca en la prevención e investigación de los reportes de fraude, desperdicio o malgasto y abuso: situaciones que deterioran la confianza del público y, en última instancia, perjudican a la comunidad de pequeños negocios. Aprenda más en […]
  • 9 Mini-Tasks That Can Actually Change Your Life
    In Personal finance
    This video is sponsored by Acorns. Go to Acorns.com/TFD to get started — it’ll only take you five minutes or less to unlock investing, saving, retirement, checking, earning, and more: http://acorns.com/tfd?s2=youtube In this video, Chelsea illustrates the 10-minute (or less) tasks that can help you […]
  • How to Win Multiple Offers, with Rachel Williams
    In Home Loans
    In such a competitive market, it’s important to make your offers stand out. Rachel Williams, Samantha Outlaw, and Poppy tell you about all the best ways to make your offers more appealing. Source: Reach Home Loans […]
  • Business Resources for Veterans
    In Business Loans
    Learn about the various business resources available to veterans from the U.S. Small Business Administration in this short video. Go to https://www.sba.gov/veterans to for information about funding programs, training, federal contracting opportunities, and more. Source: U.S. Small Business […]
  • Agent Update – Mortgage Options For Clients | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    Doka Juncaj, Senior Director of Mortgage Banking at Quicken Loans, talks about the variety of loan options that could help your clients buy a home without breaking the bank. Visit https://www.quickenloans.com/real-estate for more. Source: Quicken Loans […]
  • Navy Veteran Surprises Daughters with a Home for the Holidays – #MakeItMeanMore
    In Home Loans
    U.S. Navy Veteran Jeffrey wanted to surprise his daughters with a home for the holidays. So we helped deck the halls and made sure they were able to move in for Christmas. 🎄🏠 At Veterans United, we don’t just say "thanks for your service," we #MakeItMeanMore for our nation’s […]
  • The Kitchen Table- Ep1
    In Home Loans
    We’re so excited to announce Embrace’s new video series, “The Kitchen Table”! Meg Handy, our Customer Experience Director, will be interviewing interesting people — inside and outside of Embrace — who are making the best of the strange new world we’re living in right now. The kitchen table is the […]
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    In Other Country Loans
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  • Webinar Recording: SBA Celebrates Women’s History Month
    In Business Loans
    On March 25, 2021, SBA hosted a Women’s History Month panel discussion featuring SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman and women business owners as they shared how they pivoted during the pandemic and used SBA resources to grow. Women’s Caucus member Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan of […]
  • Advice for Small Business Saturday 2019 | SmartBiz Loans
    In Business Loans
    Get advice on how to prep for Small Business Saturday from real business owners! Download our FREE Small Business Saturday Resource Guide here: https://resources.smartbizloans.com/blog/business-marketing/free-small-business-saturday-resource-guide/ Source: SmartBiz Loans […]
  • How MLMs Have Gotten Even More Dangerous Since COVID
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea dives into how MLMs (and girlboss culture) have gotten even worse since COVID, from unscientific claims to predatory recruitment practices. TFD’s other episodes on MLMs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExxkmJAa0DQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc-fBzN32Ns& […]
  • Worried the Election Will Tank the Market?
    In Home Loans
    Tomorrow, Americans will decide the direction our nation will take over the next four years. And while this decision will impact many aspects of life in this country, we are confident the residential real estate market will not be one of them. As always, market analysts will try to measure the […]
  • YouTuber Big Joel On Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro, & The Dangers Of Conservative Self-Help
    In Personal finance
    In our second episode of our (remotely-filmed) second season of The Financial Confessions, we spoke with YouTuber Big Joel (AKA Henry), all about youtube internet culture, bad money advice, and conservative male insecurity. Subscribe to The Financial Confessions podcast here: […]
  • This Veterans Day, don’t just say thank you…:15
    In Home Loans
    Instead of just saying thank you this Veterans Day, we want to #MakeItMeanMore. So every time someone tweets “thank you for your service,” we’re contributing $25 on their behalf to pay off Veterans’ mortgages. Follow along on Veterans United’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and visit […]
  • Personal Mortgage Banker vs Big Banks
    In Home Loans
    What really is the difference between a Personal Mortgage Banker and a Big Bank? It comes down to 4 things, Service, Expertise, Flexibility and The Process. Brandon Brotsky breaks it down for future homebuyers. Share this Video: […]
  • How SBA Can Help You Start, Grow, Expand, or Recover Your Business
    In Business Loans
    Do you dream of owning your own small business? We can help. The U.S. Small Business Administration is the only federal agency dedicated to helping small businesses start, grow, expand, or recover after a disaster. Learn more: https://www.sba.gov Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • Webinar Recording: Paycheck Protection Program Changes
    In Business Loans
    On Saturday, March 6, 2021 SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute hosted a webinar on important changes to the Paycheck Protection Program, which aim to help America’s smallest businesses get the financial relief they need. Watch the recording. ➡️ Learn more about PPP: […]
  • Why You Should Care About Housing Inventory
    In Home Loans
    We’re seeing an incredible imbalance in the U.S. housing market right now, and in the middle of a pandemic this might sound like a bad thing. But if you currently own a home, or if you’re looking to get into the housing market, what you can rest assured in knowing is that this imbalance […]
  • Aja Dang On Paying Off $200K Of Debt, Being The Breadwinner, & Running A Business During COVID
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea sits down with YouTuber Aja Dang to talk about paying off exorbitant student loans and other debt, the unexpected difficulties of running a business selling products, secrets of the modeling world, and her journey to a successful career online. Subscribe to The Financial […]
  • Sábado de los Pequeños Negocios
    In Business Loans
    Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • Learn about SBA fraud
    In Business Loans
    SBA’s Office of Inspector General focuses on preventing and investigating reports of fraud, waste, and abuse — issues that harm the public’s trust and ultimately hurt the small business community. Learn more at https://www.sba.gov/oighotline Source: U.S. Small Business Administration […]
  • 4 “Productive” Behaviors I Thought Meant I Loved My Job, But Were Just Unhealthy
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman shows us the "productive" mindsets and behaviors she thought meant she loved her job, but were actually negatively affecting her life. This video is sponsored by Bestow. Apply for easy, affordable term life insurance offered by Bestow. It takes as little as five […]
  • Why Inflation is a Huge Advantage for Mortgage Borrowers
    In Home Loans
    Worried about inflation negatively affecting your mortgage? Well, contrary to popular belief, inflation can actually be a huge benefit for those borrowing money to purchase a home. Watch this video to find out how. […]
  • 6 Investing Strategies You Think Will Work, But Won’t
    In Personal finance
    Thanks to Wealthfront for sponsoring today’s video! Open up a Wealthfront investment account today through my link and get your first $5,000 managed for free: https://invest.wealthfront.com/tfd ​ In this episode, Chelsea talks about common investing strategies people think will work, and why they […]
  • Agent Update – Current State Of Real Estate | Quicken Loans
    In Loans
    In our May 1 interview, we spoke with Bill Banfield, Executive Vice President of Capital Markets at Quicken Loans, about how COVID-19 is currently affecting the real estate market. Plus, we discuss mortgage rates, real estate inventory and how your business could be impacted. Visit […]
  • How Purging My Instagram Saved Me $1,100
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman shows us how cleaning out her Instagram follows helped her start saving hundreds a month. Through weekly video essays, "Making It Work" showcases how *real* people have upgraded their personal or financial lives in some meaningful way. Making your life work for […]
  • Buying a Home
    In Home Loans
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  • 11 Life-Upgrading Purchases You Should Never Feel Guilty About
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea discusses the self-care spending you should never feel guilty about, especially because of the tangible difference these things can make in your quality of life. Learn more about getting great credit no matter where you’re starting from with CreditRepair.com: […]
  • 12 Things Every Stressed-Out Person Needs To Start Doing With Their Weekends
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, Chelsea lists little tasks that anyone with a stressful work week should start doing on the weekends, from meditating to tidying their home workspace. Click the "join" link below to join our membership program and get 50% off tickets to all TFD events! Importance of […]
  • We Make Refinancing Easy
    In Home Loans
    With today’s rates, there’s a good chance you could lower your monthly mortgage payment and get more cash out of your home to pay off debt remodel, whatever you choose. Embrace makes it easy with less paperwork and your own dedicated loan specialist. And, Embrace will beat any competitive offer or […]
  • Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program: Eligibility for Museum Operators
    In Business Loans
    The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance. Eligible applicants may qualify for SVO Grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant […]
  • What Happened When I Quit Shopping For An Entire Year
    In Personal finance
    In this episode, one woman tells us how she stopped shopping for an entire year, and how much money it saved her. Click here to check out Blue Apron’s new healthy options and lock in your next order, and get $60 off over your first three boxes: https://bit.ly/383Rfzf Through weekly video essays, […]
  • NOVA Gives Back to Denver!
    In Home Loans
    Source: NOVA® Home Loans – Financial Center Corporate Headquarters […]